Army ROTC Nursing Scholarship

Army ROTC Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is available to eligible Nursing students at UCCS.

Scholarships can be for 4-Years, 3-Years, or 2-Years. The 3-Year and 2-Year scholarships may also require attendance at a summer training course at Fort Knox, KY, if any of the freshman or sophomore Army ROTC classes were not taken.

The scholarship pays:

  • Full tuition plus mandatory fees
  • $1,200 per year book allowance
  • A tax-free stipend based on academic status during the academic year ($300 per month for Freshmen, $350 per month for Sophomores, $450 for Juniors, and $500 for Seniors)
  • Cost of an NCLEX review course
  • Cost of the NCLEX

Eligibility Criteria

Nursing Scholarships:

  • Be a US Citizen
  • Be 17 by October of the semester you are entering college and must not reach 31 years of age before December 31st of the year you graduate from college and receive your commission
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 2.5
  • Be a high school graduate or possess an equivalent certificate by September of the year you will enter college
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT or a 19 composite on the ACT
  • Receive a waiver for any arrest or civil conviction (if applicable)
  • Have no moral or personal conviction that will prevent you from:
    • Bearing arms
    • Supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States

Although medical qualification is not required to be eligible to receive a scholarship offer, medical qualification is required in order to receive the scholarship benefits. To receive the scholarship benefits you must also agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army National Guard, or U.S. Army Reserve) upon graduation and receipt of your commission.